Through the Colorado Department of Transportation, the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority will receive $1,600,000. In the same state, city of Fort Collins will get $1,065,720 and Mesa County $650,000. Moreover, through the Ohio Department of Transportation, Stark Area Regional Transportation Authority will obtain $1,361,200 and METRO Regional Transit Authority (Akron) will receive $1,494,000.
Other projects that will receive grants to buy CNG-powered buses are New Jersey Transit ($46,296,000), Central Arkansas Transit Authority ($1,046,244), Florida’s Hillsborough Area Regional Transportation Authority ($4,000,000), Pennsylvania’s Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority ($1,660,000), Dallas Area Rapid Transit ($12,000,000), Idaho’s Treasure Valley Transit ($405,000), Illinois’ Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District ($2,160,000), City of Santa Fe in New Mexico ($1,920,000), Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada ($5,000,000), Southern Oklahoma Rural Transit System ($473,515), and Utah Transit Authority ($1,580,000).
Grants will also fund other NGV-related initiatives, including $1,135,228 to expand Porterville Transit’s CNG fueling facility with the construction of two canopies, and $3,986,990 to build a new LEED-certifiable bus maintenance and storage facility in Donora to replace a Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority’s 90-year site, reduce emissions and accommodate fuel-efficient compressed natural gas buses.
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation